Trip Planner: South America / Argentina / Northern Argentina / Province of Salta / San Antonio de los Cobres / Sightseeing / Viaducto de la polvorilla
One of the highest viaducts in the world and a highlight of the "Train to the Clouds" rail tour, Viaducto de la polvorilla stretches across the valley at 223 m (732 ft) long, reaching a maximum height of 63 m (207 ft). The bridge's dark grey steel stands out against the rocky desert foreground. Several triangle shaped columns support the bridge, filled with support beams in a web like pattern. The bridge is not exclusive to the train tour-- hiking along the Toro River through the mountains provides a more adventurous route. Using our international travel planner, San Antonio de los Cobres attractions like Viaducto de la polvorilla can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Hicimos la excursión desde salta en bus + tren , hay q tomarse un té de coca y también algunos caramelos ya q la sltura es importante, llegas a 4200 mts y estás entre esa altura y los 3700 de san Anto... more »Did the excursion from jumps in bus + train, there is that take is a tea of coca and also some candies already that it sltura is important, arrive to 4200 mts and are between that height and them 3700 of san Antonio of them receive, therefore there are possibilities certain of crowding the work is monumental, thinking that is made makes 90 years and with another technology and media is worth it penalty have it experienceView original
Simply wonderful. The train takes the viaduct really slowly so you get a lot of time for the experience. And then you reverse back and get it again!
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No hay manera de no admirarlo. Sea en el tren o en su base, el Viaducto cautiva la sorpresa por su construcción, considerando la ubicación.Not there is a way of not admire it. On the train or at its base, the viaduct captivates the surprise by its construction, considering the location.View original
A long long road to see this wonderful viaduc in marvellous landscape!
Amalia AyalaBeautiful, shocking, impressive. I could say thousands of adjectives, but it would be short...! This is the place that cannot be know of my beloved Argentina...! ALL EXCELLENT, (bus-train-bus)... My congratulations.View original
Jimmy SPhoto - nov. 2014 feel free to visit the site of the viaduct which is located at 4 200 m... The road from Salta is chaotic, take a break in San Antonio de los Cobres.View original
M D MIncredible. A unique place. To 14kms from the train station of San Antonio de los Cobres, by gravel road from mountain with many saw, very slow movement.View original
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